This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Ali Velshi) The seven companies affected that will have total & cash compensation dropped by 50 & 90 percent outlined & issues of legal authority discussed; findings of a ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on public support for executive pay cuts due to the anger with Wall Street.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with CNN's James Carville & Republican strategist Kevin Madden about the White House capping executive pay. [CARVILLE, MADDEN - offer views on government setting salaries for private business executives & the issue of incentives and/or consequences for the banks that disrupted the economy.]
(Studio: Randi Kaye) A CNN interview with an arson expert about whether Willingham was guilty of arson murder presented; scenes shown from the home fire site. [Gerald HURST- says there is no evidence of arson & he should not have been executed; speculates about the governor's handling of the commissioners.] A statement from the governor's office on the Hurst memo quoted. What Hurst expected when he sent his memo, how the governor stands behind his decision & how nine investigators have come forward discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Jeffrey Toobin) How a governor has almost complete freedom in making decisions about executions, how Perry is in a hot re-election fight, the moral issue of taking someone's life when the evidence is now overwhelming & questions about junk science affecting legal decisions in capital cases in the past discussed.
(Studio: Erica Hill) The police search for a missing Virginia Tech student, Morgan Harrington, who disappeared from a concert; terrorism conspiracy charges against Tarek Mehanna; the agreement by Iranian negotiators to an IAEA deal to ship nuclear fuel for enrichment & First Lady Michelle Obama's hula hooping with kids on the White House grounds reported; scenes shown from the White House lawn.
(No location given: Soledad O'Brien) The story of 26-year-old illegal immigrant Araceli Torres presented; details given about the crime in Arizona of using a fake ID & how Torres faces deportation. [TORRES - recounts the police coming into her place of work & arresting illegals & her being separated from her daughter; states she knows no one in Mexico & is American.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio & Arizona public defender Isabel Garcia about immigration & the Torres case. [GARCIA - explains why Ariceli should not be deported; states the Arizona economy has been affected by the immigration sweep.] [ARPAIO - says we arrest illegals who are taking up jobs that US citizens could hold; states crime has gone down because illegals are in jail & we will continue to do it.]
(Colorado Springs: Gary Tuchman) How spiritual guru James Ray is not talking about what happened at the sweat lodge reviewed. [In interview, voice of dentist Beverly BUNN- describes what happened inside the sweat lodge where people were passing out, what Ray said about what was going on & the conditions of the people lying everywhere unconscious.] The CNN efforts to talk to Ray & what Ray said to a CNN producer discussed.
(Studio: Erica Hill) Breaking news on a judge declaring a mistrial in the trial of two men charged with extorting actor John Travolta; former President George Bush's schedule for speaking at seminars; Lifetime's cancellation of a re-airing of a "Wife Swap" show with the Heene family reported; "Wife Swap" clip of Richard Heene ranting shown.